Michael Rubbo

Michael Rubbo

director, writer, editor

Michael Rubbo was born on Dec 31, 1938 in Australia. Michael Rubbo's big-screen debut came with The Peanut Butter Solution directed by Michael Rubbo in 1985. Michael Rubbo is known for Much Ado About Something directed by Michael Rubbo, Michael Rubbo stars as Self - Narrator and Bill Browning as Self. Michael Rubbo has got 2 awards and 4 nominations so far. The most recent award Michael Rubbo achieved is Wisconsin International Children's Film Festival. The upcoming new movie Michael Rubbo plays is Much Ado About Something which will be released on Feb 13, 2002.

Born in Australia, received his M.A. in Communication Arts at Stanford University in 1965 and then joined the National Film Board of Canada. He spent over 25 years at the Film Board, making many prizewinning films, including Sad song of yellow Skin which won the Flaherty award in 1971 and Waiting For Fidel, his most famous documentary. In the eighties and nineties, he wrote and directed four feature films, of which Vincent and Me won a daytime Emmy, a Parent's choice gold medal, as did Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveler. He returned to his native Australia in 1995 and continued making documentaries, notably, Much ado About Something (2000) which proposed that Christopher Marlowe was the real author of Shakespeare's plays. He also made in 2005, All about Olive, the story of Olive Riley going back to her native Broken hill where she was born in 1899.

  • Birthday

    Dec 31, 1938
  • Place of Birth

    Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Known For


2 wins & 4 nominations

Wisconsin International Children's Film Festival
Full-Length Feature
Winner - WisKid Award
Mannheim-Heidelberg International Filmfestival
Where Have All the Maoists Gone? (1978)
Winner - Interfilm Award